| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
Jamelle Elliott's aspiration was to become an athletic administrator....
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:08 AM
A funny thing happened on the way to oblivion – actually three funny things: Cincinnati was back in its old grind-it-out mold, took San Diego State to overtime and won, 71-62. They couldn't sustain it, though, losing to Virginia Commonwealth two...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SATURDAY'S BOWL GAMES
Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6)
Time: 10 a.m. PST; Location: Annapolis, Md., TV: ESPN.
The buzz: After an early season three-game losing streak, Cincinnati won its final seven regular-season games...
| Dec 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Shane Beamer was 12 and a sideline gofer the last time his father was not on the field for a Virginia Tech football game. This was 1989, Frank Beamer's third year as the Hokies' head coach, and less than a week after a coronary...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech.
The key was the CFP selection committee’s ranking the Big Ten’s Michigan...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Chris Dufresne takes time out each Friday during the season to answer questions on college football. This week's topics: Jameis Winston's ongoing problems, Ohio State's key game, plus Brigham Young's and USC's schedules.
Unbuckling the mailbag:...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 5:15 PM
STORRS – To say that UConn senior wide receiver Geremy Davis's season hasn't gone the way he hoped would be the understatement of the year.
This was shaping up to be a big season for him. All last season he praised wide receivers coach/offensive...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Former Lyons Township High School lacrosse player Elizabeth Grisko is one of 14 added to the University of Cincinnati roster.
Grisko is a three-time all-conference selection at Lyons, earned all-state honors and was named team MVP as a senior, while...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Mike Nebrich threw for 423 yards and four touchdowns, including a 97-yarder to Tebucky Jones Jr. to extend an eight-point lead on Fordham's first play of the third quarter, and the Rams defeated Sacred Heart 44-22 in an FCS first-round playoff game on...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:43 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Hail, yes!
Can you believe it?
Can you conceive it?
Seriously, I cannot comprehend what I just saw.
And never transcend what I just saw.
In the span of 3 1/2 hours, I just watched the UCF Knights dominate the game and...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Creighton (2-1), in its second year in the Big East, opened its home schedule with a 64-56 victory over Utah on Thursday in Omaha, Neb.
Junior Marissa Janning, the Big East’s reigning player of the year, led the Blue Jays with 15 points....